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PBC News & Comment: Comments from Desperate Republicans Range from Reckless to Ridiculous

From Ethiopia, Obama smacks back at GOP presidential candidates desperate for attention as Trump stunts get all the media attention…..

–following the Ted Cruz stunt on Friday, senators in rare Sunday session slam Cruz for calling McConnell a liar, and no members defend Cruz

–NY Times is reeling from its report last week of “criminal inquiry” into Hillary Clinton’s emails, public editor Margaret Sullivan breaks it down

–in our new in-depth interview, author Ira Chaleff talks about “intelligent disobedience”, when to disobey an improper directive

–Obama’s deal with Turkey to enter war against IS goes sideways quickly, as Turkey struck Kurds in Iraq, showing Erdogan has his own agenda

–Turkey calls for NATO meeting as Kurds respond to Turk attack

–Joe Stiglitz compares Greece to “19th century debtors prison” in strong op-ed

–in Kenya, Obama lectures Kenyatta on gay discrimination

–Sandra Bland’s funeral outside Chicago draws pledges of federal investigation

–federal judge in California orders release of immigrant mothers and children from corporate prison, citing “widespread deplorable conditions”

–Woz, Elon & Hawking warn of killer robots, and artificial intelligence conflicts

–Gov. Jerry Brown’s strong statements at the Vatican lead to criticism of his oil & gas policies in California

–to reduce public urination, San Francisco uses paint that splashes the pisser